Re: Have to strain to pass gas and bm...normal?
You might have hemmoroids and that is what is causing some of your problems. Have you tried increasing your fiber intake to see if that helps with passing gas and having more regular bm's? I highly doubt it is cancer. Usually with bowel cancer there are no symptoms until it's pretty much to late to catch. Definitely go to your doc as soon as possible. Good luck and welcome to the boards. I'm sure more people will respond shortly.
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